Wayne Metro will remain open for the majority of the holiday season! Our CONNECT Center will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the following dates: December 21st – 23rd; December 28th – 30th. Please click here for more contact information.

We understand that our communities are facing unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to respond to the immediate needs of Michigan residents, Wayne Metro is implementing our CARES Relief & Recovery Services. Click here for more information!


Wayne Metro's Programs

Wayne Metro's Universal Application

Wayne Metro offers many services designed to help you! Click the button below to fill out our Universal Application and see what services you qualify for:

Food & Income Support

Distributing food, formula, diapers, wipes & Personal Protection Equipment.
*Wayne Metro’s Universal Application

Eviction Diversion Program

For rent assistance, please call:

Detroit, Hamtramck & Highland Park
(866) 313-2520

All Other Areas in Wayne County
(734) 284-6999

Water Residential Assistance Program (WRAP)

WRAP is a two year program that provides funding to eligible, low-income homeowners to assist with water bills, water conservation, and self-sufficiency initiatives.

Michigan Energy Assistance Program (MEAP)

A preventive program designed to provide energy assistance to low-income households so that they can reach energy self-sufficiency.

Emergency Plumbing Repair

Wayne Metro has launched a new plumbing program open to residents within Wayne County.
*Wayne Metro’s Universal Application

Housing Education & Counseling Services

Comprehensive educational classes that cover topics such as budgeting and credit, landlord tenant rights, as well as the entire home buying process.

Head Start & Early Head Start

Supports the well-being and development of children from birth to age five by focusing on education, nutrition, medical and health care, parent involvement, and family support services.

After School &
Summer Programs

Our Accelerate to Great programs are offered to youth in grades K-12 throughout Wayne County, providing them a safe space to learn, play, and socialize after the school day comes to an end.

Learning, Excelling and Parenting Successfully (LEAPS)

Family Literacy Program that partners with adult learners of children ages 0-8 to support and strengthen these essential elements of the family.

Tax Preparation Program

Provides free tax preparation services to residents of Wayne County and surrounding communities. Available year round at several locations with a wide range of convenient office hours.

Financial Coaching

The Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) offers professional, one-on-one financial counseling as a free public service to enable residents to address their financial challenges, needs, and plan for their futures.

Financial Education

Wayne Metro provides a wide variety of interactive and fun learning opportunities at no cost.

Employment Resources

Employment Readiness Virtual Workshop: February Registration Form

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